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7/11 Germany asks for EU help following Hamburg G20 protests

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Germany has asked EU members to help trace demonstrators who vandalized property or attacked police at the Hamburg G20 summit. More than 50 suspects from seven countries have been detained. In a letter, German Justice Minister Heiko Maas asked his EU counterparts to accelerate Germany’s requests for assistance in connection with G20 protests, which saw shops […]

7/10 Author Peter Härtling dies at 83: How foreignness shaped his career

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Feeling foreign was one of writer Peter Härtling’s favorite subjects – because he experienced it himself as an orphaned war deportee. The acclaimed German author has passed away at the age of 83. Nine-year-old Ben falls in love with his classmate Anna, who had moved to Germany from Poland. It’s a story about a first love, […]

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